Old Malt Cask

Caol Ila

1979, 30 Years Old

ABV 50%
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Brand: Caol Ila, Douglas Laing, Old Malt Cask
Expression: 1979, 30 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 30 years old
Year of bottling: 2010
ABV: 50%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Refined. Hints of citrus and a thin veil of smoke. This is more doused wood fire than full on peat.
Palate: The smoke becomes more prominent and is more smoked salmon that the nose. There is a sweet savoury element here too.
Finish: Short and swift.
Comment: Another good restorative for this seasonal weather.
Taster   Martin Moodie
Nose: Fragrant. Fresh lemon juice. Then a distant smoky note mingling with a phenolic touch. Burnt tyre and a bonfire the day after.
Palate: Crisp and dry. More smoke than on the nose. Citrussy flavours with a honeyed touch. Getting drier and spicier.
Finish: Dry, spicy with a soft cereal aftertaste.
Comment: A refreshing and straightforward dram. Light and lively.
Visit the distillery
Caol Ila Distillery, Port Askaig, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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